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News Briefs

News Briefs

November 2, 2011

Town Commission will consider property purchase; Sarasota Yacht Club refinances credit facility; Melon-headed whale headed to new facility

Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party to dish up new experience

Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party to dish up new experience

November 2, 2011

The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key's goal is to make this year's 30th annual luncheon benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a better guest experience.

Neighbors: Nora White

Neighbors: Nora White

November 2, 2011

This medical missions volunteer doesn't clown around on the job.

In a nest shell: 2011 a good year for turtles

In a nest shell: 2011 a good year for turtles

November 2, 2011

Sarasota and Manatee counties saw sea-turtle nesting totals climb to the highest level in a decade.

Whale treated at Mote heads to SeaWorld

Whale treated at Mote heads to SeaWorld

November 2, 2011

Dante, a melon-headed whale who stranded on Manasota Key, will receive long-term rehabilitation in Orlando.

PHOTO GALLERY: Penguin Island Opens

PHOTO GALLERY: Penguin Island Opens

November 1, 2011

The six black-footed penguins at Mote Aquarium have been getting a lot of attention lately. The VIPs had their on VIP event for the ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 when public leaders, Mote trustees and Penguin Island Sponsors came to enjoy a reception and ribbon cutting. The Penguin Island exhibit, featuring the South African mammals, which are endangered in the wild, is now open.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sea Grape Trimming

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sea Grape Trimming

November 1, 2011

Longboat Key Public Works employees Doyle Walker and Curtis Vandermolen trim the sea grapes. It is an annual job every Oct. 31 when turtle season ends, but the weather yesterday did not permit trimming.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fright Night Round 2

PHOTO GALLERY: Fright Night Round 2

October 31, 2011

St. Armands was transformed into a Halloween town on Monday and packed with hundreds of creatures, superheroes, animals and a whole fruit basket’s worth of fruit items for Fright Night. Zombies that were once Sarasota High School students swarmed around St. Armands Circle, bringing hundreds of gawkers to watch their apocalyptic performance of Thriller later in the evening.

PHOTO GALLERY: Halloween at Bird Key Yacht Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Halloween at Bird Key Yacht Club

October 31, 2011

Of the Bird Key Yacht Clubbers in the Halloween spirit on Monday, Oct. 31, the witches were the most frequent costumes. There was a special Halloween menu, special décor and the staff were all dressed for Halloween. Ann Webber provided piano music for the event, such as Halloween-sounding Phantom of the Opera.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fright Night

PHOTO GALLERY: Fright Night

October 31, 2011

St. Armands was transformed into a Halloween town on Monday and packed with hundreds of creatures, superheroes, animals and a whole fruit basket’s worth of fruit items for Fright Night. Zombies that were once Sarasota High School students swarmed around St. Armands Circle, bringing hundreds of gawkers to watch their apocalyptic performance of Thriller later in the evening.



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